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a dos velas



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a dos velas
     1. adv. broke, penniless
     2. adv. on one's tod; on one's own
Analysis
a
     1. prep. to
     2. prep. by
     3. prep. at
     4. prep. Used before words referring to people, pets, or personified objects or places that function as direct objects: personal a.
           Lo busca a usted. - He is looking for you.
dos
     1. num. (cln, es, cardinal numbers) two
velas
     1. n. plural of vela (sails)
     2. v. informal second-person singular present indicative of velar
     3. n. plural of vela (candles; watches or vigils)
     4. v. informal second-person singular present indicative of velar
     5. v. Compound of thesecond-person imperative form of ver, ve and the pronoun las
     velar
          1. adj. velar
          2. v. to veil
          3. v. (information) to conceal, cover, hide
          4. v. (photography) to fog
          5. v. to watch, guard
     ve
          1. v. formal second-person singular present indicative of ver
          2. v. third-person singular present indicative of ver
          3. v. informal second-person singular positive imperative of ver
          4. v. informal second-person singular positive imperative of ir
     ir
          1. v. to go
          2. v. (reflexive) to go away, to leave (see irse)
          3. v. (with a followed by the infinitive), to be going to (near future)
                Hoy vamos a ver una película.
                  Today we are going to see a movie.
     las
          1. art. the
          2. pron. accusative of ellas and ustedes (when referring to more than one woman); them, you all (formal)
          3. pron. feminine plural pronoun.
                las que no hablan - those (women) who do not speak.
          4. n. plural of la

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